Plant Utilities Engineer (Jamaica)


: $97,590.00 - $144,930.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Engineering

Candidates must currently be a permanent Plant Utilities Engineer 1 OR be reachable on the current Civil Service eligible list
On or before the date of filing your application, candidates must have one of the qualifications listed below:
Either 1. Graduate of heating, HVAC, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration apprenticeship program from the U.S. Air Force;
Or 2. Must have been an enlisted machinery technician (MK) with the U.S. Coast Guard OR possession of a certificate as a Marine Engineer issued by the U.S. Coast Guard;
Or 3. Must have been an enlisted power generation equipment repairer with the U.S. Army;
Or 4. Must have been an enlisted gas turbine systems technician, submarine nuclear propulsion plant operator reactor control, utilities man, machinist mate, or engineman with the U.S. Navy;
Or 5. Must have a Merchant Mariners Document (MMD) and have been a qualified member of the engine department (QMED) as an oiler, fireman/water tender, refrigerating engineer or engineman with the U.S. Merchant Marine;
Or 6. Completion of a New York State Department of Labor registered apprenticeship program for stationary engineers, plant maintenance (plumber/steamfitter), HVAC Mechanic or plant maintenance (refrigeration/AC);
Or 7. Possession of a High-Pressure Boiler Operating Engineer License or Stationary Engineer License;
Or 8. A bachelors degree in Facilities Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Marine Engineering;
Or 9. Four years of full-time hands on experience in the maintenance and operation of commercial, industrial, institutional facility, computer applications of digital energy platforms and building analytics and/or performing diagnosis, repair of HVAC systems or boilers or auxiliary equipment;
Or 10. Four years of full-time hands on experience in a residential setting performing diagnosis, operation, maintenance repair of HVAC systems or boilers or auxiliary equipment;
Or 11. An associates degree in HVAC AND two years of qualifying experience as described in EITHER qualification #9 or #10 above;
Or 12. Completion of an HVAC certificate or diploma from a BOCES program (900 hours) OR completion of an approved certificate in HVAC, electrical, refrigeration, boiler operations and maintenance, or plumbing from an accredited technical school or technology college AND two years of qualifying experience as described in EITHER qualification #9 or #10 above. Operate steam and hot water boilers including lighting off, firing, cleaning and shutting down systems
Operate central and auxiliary computers which monitor, test, control and operate boilers, auxiliary
equipment and HVAC systems.
Service and maintain residential heating and air conditioning equipment.
Conduct boiler, HVAC, and water systems testing, analyzing results and adding chemicals to maintain
proper residuals in boiler and piping systems.
Operate large central absorption, centrifugal, screw driven and hermetic chiller systems and other
refrigeration equipment. Duties include starting, regulating and troubleshooting to maintain proper
Will be required to perform operations and maintenance within an asbestos environment and/or supervise
any asbestos removal project being carried out by other employees or private contractors.
Handle various types of hazardous materials, such as refrigerants, Freon, gas, fuel oil, solvents,
antifreeze, biocides, nitrates, ethanol, acids, caustic soda, regulated waste and refuse.
Respond to incidents having potential environmental impact and/or safety concerns, such as chemical spills, oil spills and blowouts and may be called upon to implement evacuation plans in emergency situations
Work in confined space situations using personal protective equipment and supervise others working in confined space using personal protective equipment
May requires daily travel within the district, as well as some travel within NY State to assist other districts with special projects
Candidate will be trained in the operation and maintenance procedures as related to Asbestos Containing Materials.
Associated topics: adapter, electrical, electrician, hardware, image processing, power, rf, signal processing, transmission, wind * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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